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  • Bay Village couple dead in apparent murder-suicide, police say

    BAY VILLAGE, Ohio (WJW) — Bay Village police are investigating the murder-suicide of a couple who lived together. According to the department, a resident of Wolf Road reported hearing popping noises and seeing smoke coming from the house across the street around noon on Saturday. Officers and firefighters responded to the property and didn’t notice any kind of fire or heat exhaust from the chimney. Once they got inside, they found two people dead of apparent gunshot wounds. They have […]

  • House explodes in Parma Heights killing one person and sending debris flying

    PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio (WJW) — The state fire marshal is now taking the lead of an investigation into the cause of a house explosion in Parma Heights Saturday afternoon. Police said a body was found in the rubble of the house . The house was leveled during the blast on Mallo Place around 1:15 PM Saturday. Rob Kovacs lives several doors down from the house that suddenly exploded, shaking homes in the neighborhood. Kovacs said the blast shook his house hard, […]

  • ‘I’d like to know why’: Family hosts vigil with hopes of raising awareness about son’s unsolved murder

    CLEVELAND (WJW) — Family and friends gathered on Sunday to remember the life of Jermayne Mitchell on what would’ve been his 40th birthday. His life was cut short nearly 13 years ago when Euclid police said he was shot and killed during an apparent robbery. His killer was never caught. “Only one question I have. I’d like to know why was it necessary to kill him. He told you he didn’t have any money. Those were his dying words. He […]

  • Generous viewers offer help after elderly man’s motorized wheelchair stolen in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND (WJW) — Thanks to some generous FOX 8 viewers, a man who had his motorized wheelchair stolen, will once again have his independence. Cleveland police first released surveillance photos of the suspect on Friday, reporting that a woman had taken the wheelchair from 66-year-old William Carter. Carter, who is a retired construction worker, has a prosthetic leg and uses the wheelchair daily to get around. He said he was in shock when it first happened. Ever since then, the […]

  • Reigniting the rivalry: Fans say Browns-Steelers match-up is more meaningful & intense than ever

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. (WJW) — Is one of the most storied rivalries in the NFL heating up again? Cleveland and Pittsburgh fans seem to think so. Despite a steady downpour and dreary weather in Pittsburgh, around 8 o’clock Sunday morning a group of Browns fans who drove to Heinz Field for the big game were busy setting up their orange Browns tent as they prepared to tailgate. It wasn’t ong before the group, and many other Browns fans who showed up […]

  • ‘It’s going to be absolutely crazy and intense’: Browns fans excited for rematch against Steelers

    CLEVELAND (WJW) — It’s one of the most storied rivalries in the NFL. But, after the on-field brawl between the Browns and Steelers during their last game and with Cleveland on a three game winning streak, many fans expect Sunday’s game will be more intense than usual. Ohio State football fans packed the Harry Buffalo in Downtown Cleveland Saturday afternoon.  They gathered to cheer on the Buckeyes against bitter rival Michigan. But, many Northeast Ohio football fans have another long time […]

  • Community mourning loss of 11-year-old boy shot and killed at birthday party in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND (WJW) — Cleveland police are continuing to investigate after an 11-year-old boy was shot and killed. According to the department, it happened at an apartment building in the 1800 block of E. 97th Street on Saturday night. The boy has since identified by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office as Tyshaun Taylor. He was reportedly shot while at a birthday party hosted by a 16-year-old. The teen’s mother was at the store at the time. Two other juveniles then […]

  • Friends desperate to find missing pregnant woman from Mansfield, boyfriend found dead

    DAYTON, Ohio (WJW) — The Montgomery County coroner has confirmed that authorities have located the body of Todd Burkhart. A body was found Friday night in Dayton on Wildwood Avenue in the search for a missing couple from Mansfield. Burkhart, 28, and Kyla Hayton, 20, were reported missing earlier this week. Family members told Mansfield police they last heard from Hayton, who is five months pregnant, on Nov. 16. The couple was traveling to Columbus and Dayton over the weekend. […]

  • Nearly 2,000 customers without heat after gas line ruptures in Wellington

    WELLINGTON, Ohio (WJW) — Some residents have been evacuated after a gas line ruptured in Wellington. Police say the gas leak occurred at Barker and and East Hamilton Streets. They received reports of the incident around 8 a.m. on Sunday. Columbia Gas is currently on scene with Wellington Police and Fire.  A spokesperson says 1,900 customers have been impacted by this incident.  They have not released an estimated time for restoration. Police say certain areas of the village should expect a […]

  • Akron community helps raise money for the Justin Winebrenner Memorial Scholarship fund

    AKRON, Ohio (WJW) — Hundreds of people packed the Akron FOP Lodge Saturday evening to help raise money for a scholarship fund created in honor of fallen Akron police officer Rob Winebrenner. He was shot and killed while off duty by Kenan Ivery back in 2014. Ivery had been kicked out of Papa Don’s Pub but came back inside with a gun. Winebrenner tried to stop him when he was hit. Winebrenner was a 32-year-old father at the time. His […]

  • Parents in Willoughby-Eastlake School District concerned over budget cuts following failed tax levy

    EASTLAKE, Ohio (WJW) – Many parents in the Willoughby-Eastlake School District are very concerned with deep cuts to athletics, some academics and other programs brought on by the failure of a school tax levy last Tuesday. It was standing room only as more than 200 parents packed a large room for a meeting on the failure of Issue 4 at the school board building Sunday night. They gathered together with Superintendent Steve Thompson to learn more about the cuts that include […]

  • Cleveland police investigating two deadly shootings; suspects wanted in both cases

    CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) — Cleveland police are investigating two separate homicides that occurred in the past 24 hours. According to police, a 21-year-old man was shot around 7:44 p.m. Friday in the 1400 block of W. 84th Street. When officers arrived on scene they located the victim and provided first aid.  EMS transported the man to the hospital where he died from his injuries. Authorities say the victim was inside a residence arguing with the suspect, described as a woman, […]

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